Thank you, the Loft, and Coffee House Press, and lovely friends and community for a truly spectacular launch of Thousand Star Hotel last night. It is a memory I will cherish for the rest of my life.

I’ll be in Los Angeles and Boston in the next couple of weeks! Here are details:

22 July Saturday 6:00 PM
BAO PHI AND SCOTT KURASHIGE: A READING AND DISCUSSION
Bao Phi will read from his second book of poetry, Thousand Star Hotel and Scott Kurashige will read from his book The Fifty-Year Rebellion: How the Political Crisis Began in Detroit. A discussion and Q & A with the authors will follow. In the Poets Garden. FREE.

23 July Sunday, 7:30 PM Doors, Show at 8 pm
Bao Phi: Thousand Star Hotel Book Release LA
Hosted by BEAU SIA
Bao Phi will be reading from his newly released book of poetry, Thousand Star Hotel, as part of his national book tour. Books for sale and author signing after. FREE and Open to the Public
The Great Company
1917 Bay St, Fl 2nd, Los Angeles, California 90021
The entrance of The Great Company (where the reading will be held), is actually in an alley off of Wilson St. btwn Violet & Bay.

28 July Friday 8 pm
Reading as a part of the Southeast Asian Conference at U Mass Lowell
https://www.uml.edu/conferences/seaas-2017/

31 July Monday 6 pm
Boston Book Release: Thousand Star Hotel, Bao Phi
Suggested donation of $15 at the door. Register here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bao-phi-thousand-star-hotel-tickets-35463515329
Books will be available for sale on-site for $11.50, please select reserve my spot and book when you register. Payment in cash, check and credit card will be accepted on site. Book signing and light refreshments will follow. Proceeds raised from this event will support art programs for the children, youth, and adults.
Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02111